Committees & Task Forces

MHNA  Board of Directors

MHNA’s Board of Directors has 4 officers, elected annually, and 11 directors with alternating 2 year terms. In addition, there are currently 5 appointed board members from area institutions and organizations.

The MHNA BOD meets the third Tuesday of the month at 6 pm at University Lutheran Church of Hope, 601 13th Ave SE in February, March, May, August, September and November. The board does not generally meet in July or December.

In 2014 the board meets in the months of January, April, June and October the third Tuesday  at 6 pm, at Pracna on Main, 117 Main St SE, followed by the quarterly general membership meeting at 7:30 pm.

Application to be considered for a board member

Board position description



MHNA’s Executive Committee

Comprised of the four officers from the board of directors. The executive committee meets as needed to conduct business between board meetings.

2014 MHNA restructured committees & task forces information - please read

MHNA’s Land Use Committee

Meets the first Tuesday of the month at 6:00 pm, University Lutheran Church of Hope, 601 13th Ave SE.  Presentations begin at 6:30 pm. MHNA’s Land Use Committee is the first stop for developers wishing to build in the neighborhood. The committee makes recommendations to the board and city on zoning and land use applications. Developers wishing to present to the Land Use Committee are asked to complete the Developer's Checklist and return it to MHNA in advance of the meeting.  Marcy-Holmes Neighborhood Association Land Use Committee agendas are posted on the Marcy-Holmes web site prior to the meeting. Meeting cancellations will be posted on the web site. All are welcome to attend to voice comments.   

For past Land Use Committee agendas, see our committee archive page. Contact 2014 chair Hung Russell

Land Use Committee Agendas (Note beginning Sept 2014 Land Use meetings will be held the first Tuesdays)

NOTE- MHNA's updated Neighborhood Master Plan was approved by the full City Council in August, 2014. 

     • January 2015 - No meeting this month

    • February  2015

MHNA’s Safety & Livability Committee

Beginning in 2014, MHNA's Safety & Livability work will be done via the University Distrcit Alliance Livability Committee.  The committee meetings include local police departments and city regulatory services.  The committee meets on the second Tuesday at 8:30 #12 Morrill Hall, U of MN, 100 Church Street SE. 

For past MHNA Safety & Livability Committee agendas, see our committee archive page.

UDA Safety & Livability Committee Agendas

MHNA's Creative Places Committee - This committee is now meeting the first Monday of the month, at Wisnlow House meeting room, 100 Second Street SE.  Contact chair Nancy Hovanes

March 6, 2014 Creative Places Committee

March 13, 2014 Creative Places Committee

November 3, 2014 Creative Places Committee 

Dec 1, 2014 Creative Places committee

Jan 5, 2015 Creative Places Committee

Feb 2, 2015 Creative Places Committee



MHNA's Transportation Committee - First meeting Jan 23rd at 7:00 pm, Andrew Riverside Church, 403 8th Ave SE. Contact chair Paul Buchanan

• March 4, 2014 at 5 pm, Andrew-Riverside Church, 403 8th Ave SE

• April 1, 2014 at 5pm, Andrew-Riverside Church, 403 8th Ave SE

• May 7, 2014 at Andrew-Riverside Church, 403 8th Ave SE

June 4, 2014 at Andrew-Riverside Church, 403 8th Ave SE (draft Dinkytown Transportation Action Plan)

July 2, 2014 at 5 pm, at Andrew-Riverside Church, 403 8th Ave SE

October 22nd meeting, 5-6:30 pm, will be at Andrew-Riverside Church, 403 8th Ave SE 

Nov 13 meeting, 6:30 pm at Andrew Riverside Church, 403 8th Ave SE, combined w Mississippi River Trail/ Dinkytown Greenway  (review signage and kiosk designs)

Dec 11 at 5 pm, Andrew-Riverside Church, 403 8th Ave SE

Jan 28, 2015 at 5 pm, Andrew-Riverside Church, 403 8th Ave SE 



MHNA's Housing Diversity Task Force -  Contact chair Marcus Mills

MHNA's Economic Development Task Force- Contact chair Jim Sander

MHNA's Save Our Shade Trees Task Force- Contact chair Cordelia Pierson

MHNA's 6th Ave Greenway Task Force-Contact chair Cordelia Pierson  

MHNA's Mississippi River Trail Task Force (MRT) - Contact chair Cordelia Pierson

MHNA's Dinkytown Greenway/Mississippi River Trail Task Force - Contact chair Cordelia Pierson

Other committees and task forces  (Garden, Events,  Economic Development, Save Our Shade Trees, 6th Ave Greenway,etc) meet as needed.Contact chairs for info. 

Committee agendas are emailed to committee members, those who checked off an interest on their membership cards.  Committee actions are advisory and must be approved by the MHNA board of directors. Committee meetings are open to the public.  The MHNA President appoints committee chairs. Persons wishing to appear on a committee agenda should contact the MHNA office.